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Title Sovereignty, legitimacy, and power in West African societies : perspectives from legal anthropology / E. Adriaan B. van Rouveroy van Nieuwaal, Werner Zips, eds
Imprint Hamburg : LIT ; New Brunswick, N.J. : Distributed in in North America by Transaction Publishers, [1998]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  KQC542 .S67 1998    AVAILABLE    30520020688371
Descript xxiii, 229 p. ; 24 cm
Series African studies ; v. 10
Afrikanische Studien (M√ľnster, Germany) ; v. 10
Note "... eight papers presented at the Symposium on Legal Anthropology organized in the context of the Conference of German-Speaking Ethnologists, held from 25 to 29 September 1995 at the University of Vienna, Austria."--p. vii
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-227)
Some remarks on recent trends in the anthropology of law / Richard Potz -- Function of otherness in treaty-making / Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff -- Custom, tradition, and law in precolonial Asante / Tom C. McCaskie -- Chief-state relations in Ghana, divided sovereignty and legitimacy / Donald I. Ray -- Law and protest in Africa / E. Adriaan B. van Rouveroy van Nieuwaal -- Bulsa marriage law and practice / Ulrike Wanitzek -- Narration and negotiation / Beverly J. Stoeltje -- Nanny / Werner Zips
Subject Legitimacy of governments -- Africa, West
Customary law -- Africa, West
Chiefdoms -- Africa, West
Alt Author Rouveroy van Nieuwaal, Emile Adriaan Benvenuto van, 1939-
Zips, Werner, 1958-
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